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AdapTech Insider - Volume 31
Empowerment Through Technology

A Flying Blind, LLC Publication


Flying Blind, LLC at the 27th Annual CSUN Conference

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For those of you planning to attend California State University Northridge's 27th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference, from February 27 through March 3, at the beautiful Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, California, Flying Blind, LLC invites you to attend a number of activities in which we will be contributing this year:
Flying Blind, LLC's Founder, Mr. Larry Lewis, will be involved in a variety of workshops and product sessions throughout the week with the common theme of these presentations revolving around various non-visual strategies for accessing and manipulating iOS devices.
2/27, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, "Unveiling Strategies for Affective Access to Apple Devices", Gregory AB
On Monday, February 27, Lewis, along with Matt Ater of G&B Solutions Inc. (, a business associate and good friend of Lewis, will be conducting a day-long pre-conference workshop titled "Unveiling Strategies for Affective Access to Apple Devices", 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, located in Gregory AB. This comprehensive session will focus on all of the various access components of Apple's iOS devices, and offer practical methods for service providers to incorporate this mainstream approach to portable access into their client's adaptive technology journeys.
3/1, 1:50 PM, "Access Improvements To Touch Screen Devices", Molly AB
On Thursday, March 1, Lewis will be partnering with his colleague Greg Stilson from HumanWare Inc. ( to present a General Session titled: "Access Improvements To Touch Screen Devices", 1:50 PM, located in Molly AB. This presentation discusses the process and advantages of incorporating wireless, refreshable Braille access when using iOS devices within both educational and employment settings.
2/29, 3/1, 3/2, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, "Is 12 Cells Enough?", Aroga Suite
Last but not least, Lewis and Steve Barclay, Vice President of Sales for Aroga Technologies ( will be hosting three sessions within the Aroga Suite titled: "Is 12 Cells Enough?". Each session will begin at 4:00 PM and conclude around 5:30 PM and will run Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. These three sessions are face to face, hands-on workshops based on the recent webinars hosted by Lewis and Barclay that illustrate the power and mobility of portable, refreshable Braille access to iOS devices in a variety of settings. These sessions will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis, so please e-mail or call (216) 381-8107 to reserve your space today.
The CSUN Conference is traditionally a venue for excitement around innovation within the adaptive technology industry, and Flying Blind, LLC is very excited to be a contributing force in unveiling that innovation this year at CSUN 2012. Until CSUN, have a great week and and travel safe!


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